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Nunatsiavut Government: First Minister, Executive Council, Speaker selected

Members of the Nunatsiavut Assembly have re-elected Kate Mitchell, the Ordinary Member for Makkovik, to serve as First Minister of Nunatsiavut. The election was held today during the first sitting of the fourth session of the Nunatsiavut Assembly in Hopedale. The First Minister oversees the running of the Nunatsiavut Executive Council, and acts as the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201810 Views

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NS Government: Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault Expanded

May 16, 2018 Survivors of sexual assault will have access to 11 more lawyers providing free, independent legal advice. A federal-provincial pilot project gives assault survivors up to four hours of free legal advice. Eleven lawyers from across the province are being added, for a total of 19 lawyers providing advice. “Survivors of sexual assault […]

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Media Advisory: Provincial Government to Host National Seal Products Day Event

May 16, 2018 The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador will hold an event to recognize National Seal Product Day tomorrow (Thursday, May 17) in the Confederation Building, East Block lobby. The event is being hosted by the Provincial Government, and is also supported by the Government of Nunavut, as well as a variety of […]

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Media advisory: MP Finnigan to announce significant investment in coastal restoration

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Moncton (New Brunswick) – On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi — Grand Lake, will announce a new investment in coastal restoration for the Elsipogtog First Nation under the Oceans Protection Plan. Date:                          May 17, […]

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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site officially opens for the visitor season

Free admission for youth at Parks Canada’s places starting in 2018 May 16, 2018                       Halifax, NS                 Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with free admission to […]

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Minister Wilson-Raybould reaffirms Canada’s commitment to justice reform at the United Nations

May 15, 2018 – Vienna, Austria – Department of Justice Canada Canada is a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and on building a system that is more just, compassionate and fair. This week, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, addressed the 27th Annual Session of the United Nations Commission […]

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Jazz Pilot Pathway Program Expands again to welcome Keewatin Air

HALIFAX, May 14, 2018  – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Keewatin Air LP (“Keewatin”) for the carrier to become the eighteenth organization in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (“Jazz APP”). “Our Jazz APP program was introduced 11 years ago to provide a clearer pathway for professional […]

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Government of Canada Invests in Kouchibouguac National Park

Ongoing investments are improving roads and enhancing conservation efforts May 16, 2018       Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick    Parks Canada Agency The Government is committed to protecting our national parks, while providing opportunities for Canadians to discover and connect with nature. The Government of Canada is investing approximately $7.5 million in federal infrastructure funding in Kouchibouguac National […]

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Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review

May 15, 2018 Introduction 1. The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, established in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 5/1, held its thirtieth session from 7 to 18 May 2018. The review of Canada was held at the 9th meeting, on 11 May 2018. The delegation of Canada was headed by the Honourable […]

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NL Government: New Children, Youth and Families Act Protects Children and Youth and Supports Families

May 15, 2018 New legislation to promote the safety and well-being of children and youth will begin second reading in the House of Assembly today. The new Children, Youth and Families Act will replace the Children and Youth Care and Protection Act. The new act builds on the principles of the previous act and is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 20186 Views

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